The Lion King
The Lion King
1515 Broadway (at 45th)
New York, NY 10036
The Lion King Description
More than 50 million people worldwide have discovered a visual feast of colorful costumes, lively dancing, and spirited characters in the Broadway prodution of The Lion King. The brilliant opening number sets the stage to unfold the show's life-affirming theme of setting out on a journey to find one's place in the "Circle of Life." New songs added to the original animated version carry the story through Simba's triumphant return and transformation from unruly, impatient cub to mature and responsible lion with the help of his friends and their popular motto: "Hakuna Matata" ("No worries").
Live Music Venue
Toddlers & Pre-K: Disney live theatrical shows are recommended for age 6 and older. Younger children may have difficulty staying focused at a full-length Broadway show.
School-Age Kids: Children will delight in seeing the characters they know and love come to life on the stage, and they will be amazed by the majestic procession of animal characters through the aisles of the theatre.
Pre-Teens & Teens: A wonderful introduction to the power of live theatre, "The Lion King" will also connect with young adults as a coming-of-age story.
- Getting Tickets: For best seating availability, purchase your tickets prior to your trip. Try weeknight performances for the best seats. Avoid third-party ticket brokers who mark up prices; purchase directly from the official Disney on Broadway hotline or visit the Web site.
- Running Time: 2 hours, 45 minutes (including a 15-minute intermission).
- When You Go: No outside food or recording devices are allowed in the theatre, including still cameras. Wheelchair-accessible seating and loop induction and infrared hearing devices are available.
Just the Facts
Hours: Eight performances weekly; show times vary. In-person box office hours: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; online box office open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Fees: $51.25 to $121.25 per ticket, depending on seating location
Recommended Time: 2 - 4 hours